Mineral Solutions


In ruminant animals, cobalt is an essential nutrient needed on a daily basis. Forage containing this element is eaten and the essential Vitamin B12 (cyanocobalamin) is synthesised.....

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Copper is another vital nutrient mineral, essential for the health, growth and reproduction of all higher plants and animals.
Staple foods such as rice, wheat.....

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Iodine is an element of vital importance to all higher animals and is frequently found to be deficient in UK, Irish and European soils, except on windward coastal regions where sea spray.....

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Another frequently overlooked mineral is manganese. It is an essential nutrient with multiple nutritional roles, but is susceptible to being rendered unavailable to growing plants.....

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A rare element in the Earth's crust, discovered in 1817 and originally noted only for its toxicity, selenium is now known to be essential in small quantitiesfor all higher animals.....

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Zinc is an essential nutritional metal element of massive importance to all living organisms. Half the soils in the world are Zn-deficient and the WHO estimates.....

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Boron is a fascinating, essential trace mineral in plant and animal nutrition. It has long been used as an industrial chemical with roles in timber treatment, ceramics, semi-conductors and......

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Magnesium is the central atom in a molecule of chlorophyll, so no magnesium means no chlorophyll, therefore no plants, no animals and no humans. The amount of magnesium.....

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Molybdenum is another interesting mineral with important roles in the growth of plants out of all proportion to the tiny amounts required. It is present in very small amounts in most soils.......

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Apart from having many world class scientists in the 18th and 19th centuries, the main reason that the UK became the first industrialised nation on Earth was the presence of abundant.....

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There are areas in the world where soil selenium levels are so high, they are toxic to ruminants. The local solution is to apply sulphur, which is highly antagonistic to selenium. It is very effective.

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Major Minerals

Major minerals or ‘macro’ nutrients are usually found in the soil in the largest quantities and can have a significant effect on the availability of trace elements when excessive or even deficient.

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Benefits of Re-dressing Mineral Imbalance

There are numerous reasons why restoring the nutrient levels in soils is more beneficial than either mineral-spraying crops or giving livestock supplementary sources of those minerals that are known to be deficient in those soils. These benefits are outlined below:

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